BMG would like to extend its sincere gratitude to the following groups or individuals for their support.

  • Drs. Mike Clarke and Sally Hopewell and Sir Iain Chalmers for their encouragement and guidance in the development of this Group, and also to all other members of the BMG for their support and enthusiasm.
  • Odense University Hospital (OUH) for granting us funding.
  • The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) for previous financial support.
  • The Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre for their support.
  • The Cochrane Monitoring and Registration Group for their formal approval of our group name change and expansion in remit.
  • Prof. Matthias Egger and prof. Jonathan Sterne for their roles as previous Convenors of the Bias Methods Group.  We are very grateful for your time and effort!
  • The Cochrane Statistical Methods Group co-Convenors for their support and the commitment of Doug Altman for becoming a BMG co-Convenor. We look forward to working closely together.
  • Jon Deeks for his role on the Cochrane Steering Committee and for providing good representation for the BMG.
  • Our present co-Convenors: Doug Altman, who is funded in part by Cancer Research, UK; Isabelle Boutron, who is funded in part by Paris Descartes University and INSERM-Sorbonne Paris Cité Epidemiology and Statistics Research Centre, France; Asbjørn Hróbjartsson, who is funded in part by University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital, Denmark; and David Moher who is funded in part by a University of Ottawa Research Chair, Canada.
  • The University of Alberta Department of Paediatrics for their volunteer and planning support for our first Canadian workshop.  The workshop was made possible by the generosity of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Health Technology, and the Canadian Cochrane Collaboration and Network.
  • We would like to thank all members who contributed their expertise towards the recent publication of Chapters 8 and 10 in the Cochrane Handbook.
  • Demy Dam for her time and help on organizing the Cochrane Methods Bias website.